University of Evansville

Honors Program

Honors students enjoy many benefits including special housing, early registration for classes, special networking opportunities, and the camaraderie of peers who enjoy being intellectually engaged.

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Nashville Trip Students

Honors students travel to Nashville, Tennessee

On October 18, forty UE Honors students traveled to Vanderbilt University to learn more about what graduate schools look for in an applicant. Students also toured various departments on campus and enjoyed lunch with current graduate students.


NCEES Engineering Award

2014 Honors Program graduate Chris Kuester was part of a team that earned a 2014 NCEES Engineering Award.

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May 2014 Honors Graduates

2014 Honors Program Graduates

The May 2014 graduates enjoyed a dinner celebration at Ri Ra Irish Pub following the Honors Project Presentations

Alex Schmitt

Honors Student Earns Gilman Scholarship

Honors Program Student Alex Schmitt received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

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Honors Ace Mentors (H.A.M.)

Honors Ace Mentors (H.A.M.)

Through the Honors Ace Mentors (H.A.M.) outreach program, UE Honors students provide tutoring, cultural enrichment, and mentoring for students in the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation.

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Darwin's Honors Project

Darwin's Honors Project

Mechanical Engineering major, Darwin Cordovilla, studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for his Honors project exploring wind power generation as an alternative energy source.

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Mason's Honors Project

For his project, honors student Mason Blankenship developed artificial intelligence software that can play the trading card game, Magic the Gathering.

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Marjorie's Honors Project

For her honors project, music therapy student Marjorie Heideman designed a therapy program that helps people with impaired speech.

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Marianne's Honors Project

Honors student Marianne Marcotte talks about her Honors project, which involved testing the effectiveness of drugs used by brain cancer patients.

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The University of Evansville Honors Program offers highly motivated and talented students the opportunity to participate in unique and stimulating academic experiences alongside peers and faculty who share the love of learning and desire to excel.

Accepting students from all majors, the Program provides curriculum which challenges students to maximize their potential in all areas of study and fosters independent thinking. Honors students are known for their passion and collegiality, and they serve as catalysts who propel the University’s academic excellence forward.

Participation in the Honors Program is rewarding both in and out of the classroom. Honors classes are interdisciplinary and are taught across the curriculum. The Program also offers a variety of activities which enhance learning, promote camaraderie, and expand the experience students receive at the University of Evansville.